Summary statistics from the 33 Remote Spots we have documented thus far as part of Project Remote.
Average Distance From a Road: 6.8 miles (max is WY at 21.6; min is CT Mainland at 1.1)
Average Distance From a Trail (of the 19 land-based Spots): 0.8 miles
Total Travel Miles: 757
Total Hiking Miles: 461
Total Boating Miles: 296
Percent with Cell Phone Coverage: 59%
Percent within Public Land: 88%
Percent with Human Presence Recorded during a 15-minute Remote Spot Assessment: 88%
Percent Reachable in 1 Day*: 64%
*We are able to travel to and document the Spot then return to our point of departure in 1 day
What do these statistics tell you about remoteness in our country?